Lucky charm a hit at Fellows £300k auction

The lucky charm that sold for eight times it's estimate.

A attraction that was as a consequence of be scrapped bought for eight times its estimate in Fellows’ auction of Antique & Modern Jewelry on June thirteen, turning into the highlight of the sale.

The 15ct gold appeal weighs 3.3g and measures 1.3cm. It was a part of a heap of gold as a consequence of be melted down for scrap however was saved and bought at the sale, realising £620.

The six-sided attraction depicting numerous lucky symbols including a black cat, a 4-leaf clover, a white heather, forget-me-nots, a ladybird and a bee. All sides shows a hand-painted reverse carved intaglio, a mode that was standard at the turn of the century.

Ather highlights from the sale included a late 19th century silver and 9ct gold diamond necklace which bought for £21,000, and an emerald and diamond floral design necklace that went below the gavel for £3,600, greater than double its estimate. A choice of Cartier items which collectively offered for £14,500.

The Vintage & Modern sale welcomed a complete four hundred on-line bidders and achieved a complete hammer price of £298,638 for all objects sold.

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